Jeff Alan Chase
2023 TSA President
Jeff Chase moved to Nashville from Mesa, Ariz., to hone his talents as a songwriter and screenwriter after several careers, including advertising executive and commercial Real Estate broker. As a songwriter, he’s amassed a catalog of over 600 songs, many of which have been cut by country and pop artists and include songs licensed in movies and TV.
As a screenwriter, Jeff has multiple full-length feature screenplays and numerous short scripts under his belt. Two scripts were quarter-finalists in the prestigious Nicholl competition. His romantic comedy Grinder’s Switch took second place in the Tennessee Screenplay Contest. Country Songwriters won the LA Screenwriting Competition for Comedy Short.
Jeff is a SAG actor who has appeared in numerous commercials, videos, and industrial films. He has appeared in several films, including “Ernest Goes to Jail” and “When the Eagle Cries.” He co-starred with Robert Carradine and Chris Mitchum in the thriller, “Lycanthrope.” Jeff worked alongside Kathy Bates and Alfree Woodard in Tyler Perry’s hit movie, “The Family that Preys.”
He has been a board member and past president of Film Nashville, board member, past president and vice president of the Tennessee Screenwriting Association, and board member and past vice president of Nashville Publishers Network. He is president of Chase Internet, an IT consulting and web design company, and president of Blue Drops Publishing Co. (ASCAP).
His interests include hiking, sailing, golf and rebuilding 1960s English sports cars. He’s a licensed pro and amateur boxing referee. He lives on a farm outside of Dickson, Tennessee with his wife and their dogs, cats and assorted chickens.